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Drug Dealer Sentenced to 108 Months in Federal Prison

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 20, 2013

EUGENE, Ore. – Jose Gonzalez-Alvarado, 32, of Springfield, Oregon, was sentenced today by U.S. District Court Chief Judge Ann Aiken to 108 months in federal prison for possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine. Upon his release from prison, Gonzalez-Alvarado will be on supervised release for five years.

On November 3, 2010, Springfield Police Department detectives contacted Gonzalez-Alvarado in Springfield after receiving a tip that he was going to deliver methamphetamine. Gonzalez-Alvarado was searched and detectives found four ounces of methamphetamine on his person. A residence associated with Gonzalez-Alvarado was also searched and five ounces of methamphetamine, $6,000 in drug proceeds, scales, packaging material, and a pistol were located.

This case was investigated by the Springfield Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration and was prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Jeffrey S. Sweet.

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